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Thread: Flu vaccination and pregnancy

  1. #1

    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Werribee, Vic

    Question Flu vaccination and pregnancy

    Just wondering if it is safe to have the flu vaccination whilst pregnant?


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    Is it safe to have the flu vaccine?

    It is safe to have the flu vaccine during pregnancy and breastfeeding. In fact it is recommended that women be vaccinated after the first trimester of pregnancy
    Royal Hospital for Women

  3. #3

    Join Date
    May 2008
    Victor Harbor


    Yes perfectly safe but apparently not in the first trimester.
    In fact it is recommended to have the FluVax as it can be quite serious if you get it while pregnant.
    I am 26 weeks (well tomorrow) and had mine on Monday.

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